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IRS Abuses Civil Forfeiture Law

George F. Will, NewsMax

Civil forfeiture proceeds on the guilty-until-proven-innocent principle, forcing property owners of limited means to hire lawyers and engage in protracted proceedings against a government with limitless resources, just to prove their innocence.

Did Illegals Misusing SSNs Earn More on Average Than U.S. Women?

Terence P. Jeffrey

Given the government's manifest tolerance toward those who employ illegal aliens, how consistent have some of those employers been in filing erroneous or inaccurate W-2s?

Lois Lerner, IRS Sued for Alleged Illegal Disclosures

Mark J. Fitzgibbons, American Thinker

Citing “unconstitutional scrutiny” and “illegal release” of its application for tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(4) of the tax code, Texas-based nonprofit organization Freedom Path has sued Lois Lerner, unknown IRS officials, and the IRS.

IRS Agents Who Dodged Taxes Get $1Mill. in Bonuses

Mary Katherine Ham, Hot Air

Surely in the untold reams of regulations, they could codify that they shouldn’t give piles of money to people charged with collecting your piles of money who then neglect to pay the proper piles of money to the organization for whom they’re charged with collecting piles of money!

IRS Revokes Conservative Org’s Tax-Exempt Status Over Anti-Clinton Statements

Jessica Chasmar, The Washington Times

The IRS has revoked the tax-exempt status of a conservative charity, The Patrick Henry Center for Individual Liberty, for making statements critical of Hillary Rodham Clinton and John Kerry.

A New, More Sinister IRS Scandal

J. Christian Adams, PJ Media

Democrats and leftists at the Justice Dept, the Senate, and the IRS discussed jailing political opponents. Just wait until the American people learn more about the modern American version of history’s speech regulators.

IRS: New Rule Coming for Tax-Exempt Groups

Susan Page, USA Today

The IRS is prepared to rewrite a proposed rule regulating the political activities of non-profit groups to address complaints from the right and left that it goes too far, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said.

Top Dem. on Comm. Investigating IRS Scandal May Have Been Involved in Targeting of Conservatives

Becket Adams, The Blaze

“Partisan politics and the weaponization of gov't against opponents of this admin. is real and continues,” True the Vote founder Catherine Engelbrecht said. “Cummings has blocked the IRS abuse investigation all along.

Boehner on IRS Targeting: ‘I Want to Know Who’s Going to Jail’

Jason Howerton, The Blaze

House Repubs. will meet to prepare a letter asking the DOJ to consider a criminal case against ex-IRS official Lois Lerner for “misleading Congress,” John Boehner revealed. The House Oversight and Gov't Reform Comm. will also consider contempt charges.

GOP Report on IRS: Only Tea Party Groups Received Systematic Scrutiny

John D. McKinnon, Wall Street Journal

The report emphasizes that the targeting began as an IRS inquiry solely into tea-party groups. It contends that subsequent efforts by IRS officials to make the review more neutral were little more than cosmetic changes, and the basic focus on conservative grassroots groups remained.

Ken Cuccinelli Blasts Gov't Abuse, Spying On Citizens, Obama Hypocrisy

Right Scoop Staff

Conservative Ken Cuccinelli spoke at FreePAC Kentucky about suing the gov't over spying. "Everybody has a stake in this case...if things go well, soon I’ll be your lawyer. And what we have said is that not only is this program wrong but it’s unconstitutional under the fourth amendment.”

Good News for Tea Party: No New 501(c)(4) IRS Regs in '14

Chad Groening & Jody Brown, One News Now

It's apparent that conservative grassroots activists have compelled the IRS to put off implementing regulations proposed by the Obama admin. some say were intended to silence conservative and tea party groups leading up to the Nov. elections.

The IRS Digs in its Heels

Jonathon Moseley, American Thinker

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen plays dumb in the matter of Lois Lerner and the targeting of conservatives.

Cruz Slams O Admin. Over IRS Investigation

Bernie Becker, The Hill

Ted Cruz slammed the Obama administration for declining to name a special prosecutor to investigate the IRS’s treatment of Tea Party groups, calling it the “height of hypocrisy.”  

IRS Doubles Down on Lawbreaking w/ Regulation to Kill Free Speech

Mark J. Fitzgibbons, Washington Examiner

The IRS' illegal conduct has a scope and breadth that is unsurpassed, making it the biggest lawbreaker in the nonprofit arena. Proposed regulations from the IRS for 501(c)(4) "social welfare organizations" would censor speech such as legislative scorecards, voter registrations and get-out-the-vote projects.

IRS Accused of Targeting Conservs. As Soon As O Took Office

Bob Unruh, WND

A legal team assembles documentation of demands for information about prayers.

Dems: Issa's Gaffe Will Block Lerner Contempt Charge

Melissa Clyne, Newsmax

Dems. are rushing to the aid of former IRS official Lois Lerner, saying GOP Rep. Darrell Issa fumbled the opportunity to force Lerner to answer questions about the IRS’ targeting of conservative groups.

Issa: Lerner Misled Congress

Bernie Becker, The Hill

Lois Lerner, the former IRS official at the center of the agency’s targeting controversy, made several false or misleading statements to Congress about her role in scrutinizing Tea Party groups, according to a new report from congressional Repubs.

IRS: Cheapest OCare Plan=$20k per Family in '16

Thomas Lifson, American Thinker

No wonder Obama is unilaterally and unconstitutionally suspending the individual mandate until after the 2016 elections.

Isn’t It Time To Arrest Lois Lerner?

Lois Lerner was not some innocent civic minded American walking down the street minding her own business that was ambushed by an oppressive government. She WAS the oppressive government.